- Released: June 10, 1997
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Rhino Flashback
- 1.Dick Jurgens And His Orchestra, Vocal By Eddy HowardWhispers In The Dark
- 2.Blue Barron And His Orchestra, Vocal By Russ CarlyleGarden In The Rain
- 3.Harry James And His Orchestra, Vocal By Frank SinatraOn A Little Street In Singapore
- 4.Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra, Vocal By Kenny SargentIt's Funny To Everyone But Me
- 5.Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra, Vocal By Bob EberlyImagination
- 6.Jan Garber And His Orchestra, Vocal By Fritz HeilbronIt's A Wonderful World
- 7.Carl Fischer Orchestra, Vocal By Frankie LaineSinging The Blues
- 8.Paul Weston's Orchestra, Vocal By Johnny MercerSweet Lorraine
- 9.Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians, Vocal By Kenny GardnerPennies From Heaven
- 10.Mel Torme Quartet, Vocal By Mel TormeIn Love In Vain
Personnel: Eddy Howard & His Orchestra , Frank Sinatra, Frankie Laine, Fritz Heilbron, Johnny Mercer, Kenny Gardner, Kenny Sargent, Mel Torm‚, Russ Carlyle, Bob Eberly (vocals).
Liner Note Author: Michael "Mike Dee" Johnson.
Rhino Flashback's Big Band Classics: Best of the Crooners, Songs of the 30s, 40s, & 50s collects ten songs made popular during the swing era. Among the highlights are vocal tracks by Dick Jurgens & His Orchestra, Blue Barron & His Orchestra, Harry James, Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey, Jan Garber, Carl Fischer Orchestra, Paul Weston Orchestra, Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians and Mel Torm‚. This is a worthy collection for fans of the era's top hits. ~ Al Campbell